VH-FNY. de Havilland Canada DHC-6-320. Twin Otter. c/n 527.
It was also registered as: VH-OHP.
This aircraft was ordered new by Atlantis Airlines - ?
First flown as C-GDHA at Downsview, Toronto - February 01, 1977
The registration 'N279WW' was reserved by Atlantis Airlines but was not taken up - April 1977
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N379WW - May 1977
Registered to Atlantis Airlines, Myrtle Beach, SC
Accepted bt Atlantis Airlines at Downsview - May 04, 1977
Leased to South Pacific Island Airways (SPIA), Pago Pago, American Samoa - April 12, 1983
Reregistered as N9SP - October 1983
Repossessed by Atlantis Airlines - August 04, 1987
Sold to Fortis Aviation Inc - January 1989
Sold to Talair, Goroka, Papua New Guinea - January 1989
Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-RDM - April 1989
Ferried Goroka - Vanimo - Palau - Mactan - Manila - December 27 - 28, 1989
Leased to Aerolift Philippines, Manila - December 28, 1989
Entered onto the Philippines Aircraft Register as RP-C1312 - June 1990
Registered to Talair, Goroka, Papua New Guinea
Leased to Metroair, Manila as the registered operator
Aircraft was named 'Jose Tinsay'
Returned to Talair on termination of the lease - March 1992
Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-RDM - March 1992
Withdrawn from use and stored at Goroka - May 25, 1993
Ferried Goroka - Mareeba, Queensland for storage - July 07, 1993
Cancelled from the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register - August 1995
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FNY - August 16, 1995
Registered to Flight West Airlines, Eagle Farm, Brisbane
Sold to Hawker Pacific, Sydney - April 16, 1997
Reregistered as VH-OHP to Hawker Pacific Aviation, Sydney - May 12, 1998
Leased to the Royal Australian Air Force - July 07, 1998
Returned to Hawker Pacific Aviation on termination of the lease - April 29, 2005
Sold to Nature Air, San Jose - June 25, 2005
Entered onto the Costa Rica Aircraft Register as TI-AZV - June 2005
Sold to Bald Mountain Air Services, Homer, AK - June 20, 2008
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N716JP - July 28, 2008
Registered to Bald Mountain Air Services Inc, Homer, Alaska
Current status with Bald Mountain Air Services
VH-FNY. Flight West - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, date unknown.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-375.)
VH-FNY. Flight West - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 1995.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-376.)
VH-FNY. Hawker Pacific Aviation - in the all-white livery at Brisbane Airport, July 1997.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-957.)